Power Volley Milano

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Power Volley Milano
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Full namePower Volley Milano
Founded2010
GroundPalaDesio, Desio
(Capacity: 6,700)
ChairmanCarlos Rosares
ManagerAndrea Giani
LeagueSuperLega
WebsiteClub home page
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Power Volley Milano is an Italian professional volleyball club based in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. They currently compete in the SuperLega, where they have been since the 2014–15 season. In season 2017/18 club is named Revivre Milano.

History[edit]

Power Volley Milano was founded in 2010 as Power Volleyball. They competed in the 2010–11 Serie B2, and immediately gained promotion at the end of the season. However, following the sale of the club from Parabiago Volleyball, the club dissolved. They were refounded in 2012 as the current Power Volley Milano, and finished the 2012–13 Serie B1 season in 3rd place, gaining promotion to Serie A2. Following this season, the club was purchased by Wolves Volleyball Santa Croce. In the 2013–14 Serie A2 season, Power Volley finished 6th. At the end of the season, the club was sold for a third time, this time being purchased by Callipo Sport. For the 2014–15 season, Power Volley were admitted to the SuperLega for the first time. They finished their inaugural season in the top flight in 12th place, followed by an 11th place finish in the following season.[1]

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2020 coronavirus pandemic[edit]

The club is related to 2020 coronavirus pandemic in Estonia. They participated in the 2019–20 CEV Challenge Cup matches held in Saaremaa island on 4 and 5 March. On 9 March 5 Milan players had been diagnosed with fever before a league match.[2] On March 11th there was a report on the two first cases on the island.[3] The infected in Saaremaa included the CEO of the Saaremaa VK volleyball club.[4] By March 14th there were 31 COVID-19 cases in Saaremaa[5] and all Western Estonian islands were closed down to all but residents,[6] but the cases had already spread to the mainland.[7] Saare County is also the hardest hit county in Estonia by the COVID-19 – it only has 2.5% of the population of Estonia, but over half of all hospitalized patients.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Power Volley Milano Storia". Power Volley Milano. Retrieved 7 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Volley, febbre al termoscanner: Milano-Padova non si gioca" [Volleyball, thermoscanner fever: Milan-Padua is not played] (in Italian). Sky Sport. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Lisandus veel kolm koroonasse nakatunut" [Three new corona cases] (in Estonian). ERR. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Koroonaviiruse saanud Saaremaa võrkpallimeeskonna juht: loodan, et see olukord laheneb võimalikult kiiresti" [Infected head of Saaremaa volleyball team: I hope this situation gets resolved as soon as possible] (in Estonian). Delfi. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  5. ^ "109 cases of coronavirus disease confirmed in Estonia". ERR. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Western Estonian islands closed to all but residents". ERR. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  7. ^ "Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Estonia now 79". ERR. 13 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  8. ^ "Enamik hospitaliseeritud nakatunutest on pärit Saaremaalt" [Most of hospitalized patients are from Saaremaa] (in Estonian) ERR, 20 March 2020

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